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CanalPlus to close down CanalPlay service on 26 November

Saturday 26 October 2019 | 10:50 CET | News
French broadcaster Canal Plus has informed customers that its CanalPlay SVoD service will close on 26 November, reports Universfreebox. The news was expected as the company had already hinted at a strategic repositioning of the offering last year. In July 2018, Canal Plus CEO Maxime Saada stated during a senate hearing that the CanalPlay subscriber base had fallen to 200,000 from a peak of 800,000, blaming the competitive disadvantage to Netflix arising from the broadcaster's regulatory obligations.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Canal Plus / Netflix
Countries: France
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